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Pope Gives Blessing To Social Networking

This Monday, 83 year-old Pope Benedict gave his blessing to social networking.  However, he also said that online social networks should not be replacements for interaction with real human beings.  Currently, the pope does not have his own Facebook account... Yet.  If somehow you have been living under a rock, you might take note that [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:41:54+00:00January 26th, 2011|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Internet Turns 40

On October 29th 1969, the first transmission between two computers took place between the University Of California and the Stanford Research Institute. After this amazing occasion, however, it wasn’t until the mid 1970’s that engineers developed a way to link networks together to create the internet. Today the internet is accessed by more than a [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:42:26+00:00November 4th, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Jay Leno’s Ratings Are Sinking Despite All the Marketing, Hype and New Time Slot

Despite the new look, Jay Leno’s new show’s viewer ratings are dropping. Some say it’s because he changed his comedy writers. Others are saying it’s his time slot. But one thing is for sure, if his show continues to lose viewers, his show will not be on very long. The news comes as Leno's ratings [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:42:37+00:00November 3rd, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Taylor Mitchell, 19-Year-Old Canadian Folk Singer, Killed by Coyotes

Taylor Mitchell showed signs of being a great success in the folk music industry at the young age of 19. Her new album, “For Your Consideration”, was well-liked and led her nomination for the Canadian Folk Music Award for young performer of the year! Tragedy struck while hiking Tuesday in the highlands of Nova Scotia, [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:42:49+00:00November 2nd, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Charity Auctions and Halloween Themes

All successful benefit auctions offer lots of "treats" --  the silent auction, games, live auction, and emotional appeal, but how can you make the event more memorable for your guests? Halloween always sparks many people's creativity for wild themed costumes and fun creative parties. Wanting to break the mold of the traditional charity auction? Consider [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:43:00+00:00October 31st, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Motorized La-Z-Boy Up for Auction, Looking For a Unique Auction Item?

In August 2008, Dennis Anderson, an auto body mechanic, was arrested for drinking and driving after he crashed while driving his motorized La-Z-Boy. Dennis installed a lawn mower engine, wheels, radio, and headlights. He even equipped this one of a kind contraption with a steering wheel and seatbelt. Ok, this item might not be for you but [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:43:10+00:00October 31st, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

Balloon Boy Dad Releases Video Footage of Balloon Boy Hoax

The father of Balloon Boy, Richard Heene, finally released video footage that he recorded in his backyard. The 3-minute video shows the launching of a home-made contraption that started an epic news story about a boy and a balloon. On October 15th, News helicopters showed live footage from the air of the balloon zooming through [...]

By |2011-04-19T08:43:38+00:00October 28th, 2009|Charity Auctioneer, Fundraising|0 Comments

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